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... Its been a few years since I've been on Healthboards, so I wanted to give everyone an update. I'm sorry I haven't done this sooner. ... (12 replies)
... why do you call it "informal"? ... (11 replies)
... glad i could provide a little info that you found helpful. i know what you mean by the "grinding" and where you feel the pain. ... (7 replies)

... I don't post on here as frequently as I used to. A lot of what I have experienced is represented in my past posts, but I do find your discussions very interesting. ... (12 replies)
... hours to get there, had to take boys and my husband. It was a lot, and I have to travel there for checkups every 2 weeks, and if pain is worse get these asap. ... (8 replies)
TMJ - what to do?
Mar 28, 2003
... First of all a big thank you to the people who responded to my TMJ and ears topic, this info has been invaluable. ... (0 replies)
... I know you have had massage therapy and trigger point, but you might need something different in physical therapy. I was fitted with a splint that moved my lower jaw forward into a new bite. This was done so that there was the optimal 3mm of joint space. ... (9 replies)
... but from someone who suffers with a total decrease in vertical dimension I know it definitely does affect the swallowing function and tongue movement. ... (1 replies)
... I saw an oral surgeon and have a repositioning splint on my lower teeth. it's kind of like a retainer, but there is a layer of plastic that keeps your upper and lower teeth from touching. ... (10 replies)
... You're not alone. ... (21 replies)
... I know what you mean about the surgery option. ... (3 replies)
No disc, now what?
Dec 30, 2004
... Thanks, but I'm not so highly educated. I've experienced a lot during the last 27 years and eventually, you do learn a lot of "stuff" about TMJ. ... (6 replies)
... Your dentist does not sound very compassionate. The last thing someone should do is have surgery when they are dealing with tmj. The symptoms have to be addressed first. Is he interested in making money from phase II, or getting you better? ... (23 replies)
... I hope I'm not sticking my nose in where it shouldn't be Michele, but, after reading your post, I want to save you the frustration that I went through. First of all, most of the time a lower splint is what is needed for tmj. ... (10 replies)
Braces for TMJ?
Jul 8, 2012
... I have been going to a TMJ specialist at the Univeristy of TN in Memphis. My TMJ started about 20 yrs ago after I got my first braces off...the popping and clicking. My ortho then sent me right to an oral surgeon who did two surgeries... ... (8 replies)
... does anyone with TMJ ever get EYE symptoms? ... (2 replies)
... I have been suffering with severe TMJ for about a year and a half now. ... (10 replies)
... When I was deciding who to go to after the out of state treatment wasn't working and causing me more pain and joint problems, I went for a consult with a dentist that has been treating TMJ for over 25 years and has a good success rate. ... (9 replies)
Gengrrl!!
Jan 29, 2002
... ray that dentists use, then I'd say that's not quite good enough. ... (3 replies)
... I have a question for all of you. If you had a displaced disc that popped and clicked and had minor aches and sometimes headaches ...and you could manage the other symptoms with advil. ... (17 replies)


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